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Owing

P. p. & a.

1) Had or held under obligation of paying; due.

2) Had or experienced as a consequence, result, issue, etc.; ascribable; -- with to; as, misfortunes are often owing to vices; his failure was owing to speculations.

p. pr. & vb. n.

1) of Owe

Example Sentences for

Owing

1) At this turning-point of history there manifest themselves, side by side, and often mixed and entangled together, a magnificent, manifold, virginforest-like up-growth and up-striving, a kind of TROPICAL TEMPO in the rivalry of growth, and an extraordinary decay and self- destruction, Owing to the savagely opposing and seemingly exploding egoisms, which strive with one another for sun and light,sand can no longer assign any limit, restraint, or forbearance for themselves by means of the hitherto existing morality.
2) It was given the nickname `` Aardvark ' although the railfans used to call it `` The Badger ' Owing to its sloping front ends
3) Mr O Connor laughed. ‘So far as Owing money goes....’ ‘Driving out of the Mansion House,ssaid Mr Henchy, in all my vermin, with Jack here standing up behind me in a powdered wig —eh?’ ‘And make me your private secretary, John.’ ‘Yes.
4) The French were only the apes and actors of these ideas, their best soldiers, and likewise, alas! their first and profoundest VICTIMS; for Owing to the diabolical Anglomania of modern ideas,sthe AME FRANCAIS has in the end become so thin and emaciated, that at present one recalls its sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, its profound, passionate strength, its inventive excellency, almost with disbelief.
5) The French were only the apes and actors of these ideas, their best soldiers, and likewise, alas! their first and profoundest VICTIMS; for Owing to the diabolical Anglomania of modern ideas,sthe AME FRANCAIS has in the end become so thin and emaciated, that at present one recalls its sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, its profound, passionate strength, its inventive excellency, almost with disbelief.
6) As in the stellar firmament there are sometimes two suns which determine the path of one planet, and in certain cases suns of different colours shine around a single planet, now with red light, now with green, and then simultaneously illumine and flood it with motley colours: so we modern men, Owing to the complicated mechanism of our firmament,sare determined by DIFFERENT moralities; our actions shine alternately in different colours, and are seldom unequivocalóand there are often cases, also, in which our actions are MOTLEY-COLOURED. 216.
7) COBE was launched on November 18 , 1989 , after a delay Owing to the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger
8) And supposing that Gods also philosophize, which I am strongly inclined to believe, Owing to many reasonsóI have 242 Beyond Good and Evil no doubt that they also know how to laugh thereby in an overman-like and new fashionóand at the expense of all serious things!
9) Every profound spirit needs a mask; nay, more, around every profound spirit there continually grows a mask, Owing to the constantly false, that is to say, SUPERFICIAL interpretation of every word he utters, every step he takes, every sign of life he manifests.
10) For, while the capacity for adaptation, which is every day trying changing conditions, and begins a new work with every generation, almost with every decade, makes the POWERFULNESS of the type impossible; while the collective impression of such future Europeans will probably be that of numerous, talkative, weak-willed, and very handy workmen who REQUIRE a master, a commander, as they require their daily bread; while, therefore, the 182 Beyond Good and Evil democratising of Europe will tend to the production of a type prepared for SLAVERY in the most subtle sense of the term: the STRONG man will necessarily in individual and exceptional cases, become stronger and richer than he has perhaps ever been beforeóOwing to the unprejudicedness of his schooling, Owing to the immense variety of practice, art, and disguise.
11) The life of my father is in the greatest 164 Frankenstein danger, Owing to the dreadful circumstance that I have related.
12) It was given the nickname `` Aardvark ' although railfans used to call it `` The Badger ' Owing to its sloping front ends
13) Every profound spirit needs a mask; nay, more, around every profound spirit there continually grows a mask, Owing to the constantly false, that is to say, SUPERFICIAL interpretation of every word he utters, every step he takes, every sign of life he manifests.
14) Bloemfontein is popularly and poetically known as `` the city of roses ' , Owing to the abundance of these flowers and the annual rose festival held there
15) Let it but be acknowledged to what an extent our modern world diverges from the whole style of the world of Heraclitus, Plato, Empedocles, and whatever else all the royal and magnificent anchorites of the spirit were called, and with what justice an honest man of science MAY feel himself of a better family and origin, in view of such representatives of philosophy, who, Owing to the fashion of the present day, are just as much aloft as they are down belowóin Germany, for instance, the two lions of Berlin, the anarchist Eugen Duhring and the amalgamist Eduard von Hartmann.
16) Mr O Connor laughed. ‘So far as Owing money goes....’ ‘Driving out of the Mansion House,ssaid Mr Henchy, in all my vermin, with Jack here standing up behind me in a powdered wig —eh?’ ‘And make me your private secretary, John.’ ‘Yes.
17) The intention as the sole origin and antecedent history of an action: under the influence of this prejudice moral praise and blame have been bestowed, and men have judged and even philosophized almost up to the present day.óIs it not possible, however, that the necessity may now have arisen of again making up our minds with regard to the reversing and fundamental shifting of values, Owing to a new selfconsciousness and acuteness in manóis it not possible that we may be standing on the threshold of a period which to begin with, would be distinguished negatively as ULTRAMORAL: nowadays when, at least among us immoralists, the suspicion arises that the decisive value of an action lies precisely in that which is NOT INTENTIONAL, and that all its intentionalness, all that is seen, sensible, or sensedí in it, belongs to its surface or skinó which, like every skin, betrays something, but CONCEALS still more?
18) It was precisely Owing to moral philosopherssknOwing the moral facts imperfectly, in an arbitrary epitome, or an accidental abridgementóperhaps as the morality of their environment, their position, their church, their Zeitgeist, their climate and zoneóit was precisely because they were badly instructed with regard to nations, eras, and past ages, and were by no means eager to know about these matters, that they did not even come in sight of the real problems of moralsóproblems which only disclose themselves by a comparison of MANY kinds of morality.
19) At this turning-point of history there manifest themselves, side by side, and often mixed and entangled together, a magnificent, manifold, virginforest-like up-growth and up-striving, a kind of TROPICAL TEMPO in the rivalry of growth, and an extraordinary decay and self- destruction, Owing to the savagely opposing and seemingly exploding egoisms, which strive with one another for sun and light,sand can no longer assign any limit, restraint, or forbearance for themselves by means of the hitherto existing morality.
20) And supposing that Gods also philosophize, which I am strongly inclined to believe, Owing to many reasonsóI have 242 Beyond Good and Evil no doubt that they also know how to laugh thereby in an overman-like and new fashionóand at the expense of all serious things!
21) The intention as the sole origin and antecedent history of an action: under the influence of this prejudice moral praise and blame have been bestowed, and men have judged and even philosophized almost up to the present day.óIs it not possible, however, that the necessity may now have arisen of again making up our minds with regard to the reversing and fundamental shifting of values, Owing to a new selfconsciousness and acuteness in manóis it not possible that we may be standing on the threshold of a period which to begin with, would be distinguished negatively as ULTRAMORAL: nowadays when, at least among us immoralists, the suspicion arises that the decisive value of an action lies precisely in that which is NOT INTENTIONAL, and that all its intentionalness, all that is seen, sensible, or sensedí in it, belongs to its surface or skinó which, like every skin, betrays something, but CONCEALS still more?
22) Whoever, in intercourse with men, does not occasionally glisten in all the green and grey colours of distress, Owing to disgust, satiety, sympathy, gloominess, and solitariness, is assuredly not a man of elevated tastes; supposing, however, that he does not voluntarily take all this burden and disgust upon himself, that he persistently avoids it, and remains, as I said, quietly and proudly hidden in his citadel, one thing is then certain: he was not made, he was not predestined for knowledge.
23) I could never discover with certainty, whether this delay were Owing to any inter­ ference on the part of my prosecutor, or whether it fell out in the regular administration of justice, which is too solemn and dignified to accommodate itself to the rights or benefit of an insignificant individual, (p 189) The appeal to his countrymen to recognize that, indeed, only ignorance allows Englishmen to be sanguine about their own institutions is well taken.
24) The life of my father is in the greatest 164 Frankenstein danger, Owing to the dreadful circumstance that I have related.
25) ’ And said he, ‘Mr. Kurtz’s knowledge of unexplored regions must have been necessarily extensive and peculiar— Owing to his great abilities and to the deplorable circumstances in which he had been placed: therefore—’ I assured him Mr. Kurtz’s knowledge, however extensive, did not bear upon the problems of commerce or administration
26) What law would arrest a young girl for Owing the price of her room and board to her cousin?
27) Whoever, in intercourse with men, does not occasionally glisten in all the green and grey colours of distress, Owing to disgust, satiety, sympathy, gloominess, and solitariness, is assuredly not a man of elevated tastes; supposing, however, that he does not voluntarily take all this burden and disgust upon himself, that he persistently avoids it, and remains, as I said, quietly and proudly hidden in his citadel, one thing is then certain: he was not made, he was not predestined for knowledge.
28) To finer nostrils, this English Christianity itself has still a characteristic English taint of spleen and alcoholic excess, for which, Owing to good reasons, it is used as an antidoteó the finer poison to neutralize the coarser: a finer form of poisoning is in fact a step in advance with coarse-mannered people, a step towards spiritualization.
29) Although not the first designated national park , Yosemite was central to the development of the national park idea , largely Owing to the work of people like Galen Clark and John Muir
30) It was precisely Owing to moral philosopherssknOwing the moral facts imperfectly, in an arbitrary epitome, or an accidental abridgementóperhaps as the morality of their environment, their position, their church, their Zeitgeist, their climate and zoneóit was precisely because they were badly instructed with regard to nations, eras, and past ages, and were by no means eager to know about these matters, that they did not even come in sight of the real problems of moralsóproblems which only disclose themselves by a comparison of MANY kinds of morality.